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putty knife

[′pəd·ē ‚nīf]
(design engineering)
A knife with a broad flexible blade, used to apply and smooth putty.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

putty knife

putty knife
A knife with a broad flexible blade used for laying on putty.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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I gave my son a paint scraper to play with while I papered.
Magic Plane is uniquely designed as a MODULAR SYSTEM that can be easily configured as a: Paint Scraper, a small 10mm Plane (that can even plane around curved areas!), Regular Plane (that even includes an adjustable depth stop, and adjustable 90EoAeA[currency] and 45e[currency] bevel side fence!) and Long-Board plane for easy use on long or wide flat boards such as floor boards or decking materials.
`I wouldn't be without my flexible paint scraper that lifts everything like bread and pastry, and my copper pan for patisseries and sauces.
Here's a trick we learned from Kevin to turn an ordinary straightedge razor into a delicate paint scraper. First, wrap a layer of masking tape around each end of the blade, and then bend the blade slightly so it's curved.
The pail features a magnetic holder that conveniently keeps the paintbrush wet and in place, an adjustable strap that can be attached to a belt for hands-free use and a paint scraper to reduce paint waste.
It wouldn't take long for people to figure out that they could surrender a 99-cent paint scraper in Eugene in hopes of picking up a $20 Swiss army knife in San Francisco.
Use a paint scraper to work the putty into any gaps in the pot.
PC Colin Campbell, 33, who used a paint scraper to free Gizmo, said: "This stuff was like superglue.
You will also need a filler called Fastset, another called Velvet, a paint scraper or trowel, strong scissors, and some sandpaper.
After 20 minutes, peel off the partially hardened glue on top of the panel with a razor blade or paint scraper. The newspaper under the tabletop prevents the metal clamps from staining the wood where they touch glue, and it catches squeezed-out glue so the workbench stays clean.
Press the damaged edge against the kitchen skirting board with something like a paint scraper blade and trim it to fit properly with a craft knife.
Hold the gun just away from the paint until it softens, allowing you to push the paint off the surface with a paint scraper. Be extra cautious near glass because the heat can crack it.